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VT Halter Marine Secures $1.7M Grant by MARAD to Modernize Shipyards; Ron Baczkowski Quoted

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VT Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a grant of nearly $1.7 million for a 1,250‐ton press brake by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD), the company reported on Wednesday.

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USDA Forest Service Invests in Wood Energy, Wood Innovation Under Grant Program to Promotes Energy Resilience, Jobs, Forest Health; Vicki Christiansen Quoted

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service will award $1.5 million in total to seven rural communities through a new Community Wood Energy and Wood Innovation grant program, the department reported on Monday.

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DOE Allots $97M for Phase II Small Business Projects

Department of Energy is investing $97 million in 86 grants for research and development projects under small business award programs. DOE said Monday that its new grants support the second phase of the department's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs.

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DOE Unveils Carbon Capture Funding Opportunity

The Department of Energy intends to award $30 million in grant funds supporting research and development efforts in carbon dioxide capture technologies. DOE said on Thursday that the department seeks to invest in projects focusing on the collection, usage and storage of carbon dioxide to support front-end engineering design efforts for coal and natural gas plants as part of the Carbon Capture program.

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CIGIE Report: Cybersecurity, IT Modernization Among Areas That Need Cross-Agency Collaboration

A new report by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency has identified six critical areas that IGs need to address to facilitate and build up cross-agency collaboration. CIGIE said in the December 2017 report those areas include information technology infrastructure modernization; cybersecurity; effort to protect national security; …

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NOAA to Fund 11 Coastal Resiliency Projects; Eileen Sobeck Comments

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded $8 million in grants to 11 projects across the country in an effort to establish resilient coastal ecosystems, communities and economies. The proposals aim to revive wetlands, marshes and floodplains, remove dams and unnecessary or unsafe infrastructures and restore coral reefs across the country, the agency said …

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DOE to Fund Projects for Connected & Automated Vehicle Energy Efficiency Tech

The Energy Department will award $32 million in grants for 10 new projects under its Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy directorate’s Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles program. The projects will utilize new CAV technologies designed to utilize on-board or cloud-based sensors, data and computation capabilities in an effort to …

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